Water Supply Outlook Summary

May 1st forecasts have increased slightly from those issued on April 1st due to an increase in the snowpack over the first half of April and a delay in the onset of snowmelt. Current forecasts call for near to above average April-July runoff volumes in most of the Great Salt Lake Basin and above average volumes in the Sevier Lake Basin. With a few exceptions, forecast volumes now range from 85 to 120 percent of the 1961-90 average in the Great Salt Lake Basin and 95 to 125 percent of average in the Sevier Lake Basin. As of May 1st, snowpack conditions generally range from 90 to 170 percent of average over the eastern Great Basin.

April-July Volume Forecasts

Water Supply Outlook for the Eastern Great Basin - May, 1998
Colorado Basin River Forecast Center (http://www.cbrfc.gov)
Last Modified: Wednesday, 06-May-1998 21:26:07 UTC